National Science Week Grants 2022


The National Science Week Grants 2022 provides individuals and organisations with up to $20,000 to support the delivery of science engagement activities during National Science Week 2022.

Closed

The grant is no longer available

What do you get?

Grants from $2,000 to $20,000 to increase community participation in science engagement activities.

Who is this for?

Individuals and organisations.

Overview


National Science Week is Australia’s major national celebration of the sciences, occurring in August each year. National Science Week 2022 will be held 13-21 August 2022. National Science Week provides the opportunity for community participation in high profile science engagement activities across the nation.

The objectives of the grant opportunity are to:

  • inspire wide community participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)
  • provide an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of Australian scientists to the world of knowledge
  • encourage an interest in science pursuits among the general public
  • encourage younger people to become fascinated by the world we live in.

Eligibility


What are the eligibility criteria?

You can apply if you meet the eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria are a set of rules that describe who we can consider for this grant. You can apply if you:

  • are an eligible entity
  • have an eligible activity
  • have eligible expenditure.

The rules are in the grant opportunity guidelines.

Applying


How do you apply?

The National Science Week Grants 2022 are closed to applications.

Need help?

  • Let us answer your question via phone, email or webchat. And if we can't help, we'll put you in touch with someone who can.

  • Monday – Friday, 8am – 8pm across Australia

Grant recipients

Check the latest recipients of National Science Week Grants

Inspiring Australia – Science Engagement Programme


National Science Week Grants is part of the Inspiring Australia – Science Engagement Programme. This aims to:

  • engage the wider Australian community with the sciences, including through major activities like National Science Week
  • support public recognition, national awareness and pride in our best scientists and innovators
  • effectively communicate key science issues, between scientists, the general public and Australian decision makers in business and government
  • build skills and capability in STEM and digital literacy, in Australian schools and communities

Find out what other grants are available under the Inspiring Australia – Science Engagement Programme.

Key documents


Grant opportunity guidelines

Sample application form

Sample grant agreement